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    Matthew 1: 22-25: Prophecy about the Birth of Jesus to Joseph

    Matthew 1: 18-25 explains the divine-human origins of Jesus; Jesus as the Son of God and as Son of David. We notice that Matthew,...

    Matthew 1: 19: Suspicion of Joseph about Mary

    Joseph probably suspected adultery on the part of Mary and was planning to divorce her. He could have accused Mary publically, subjecting her to...

    Matthew 1: 18-25: How Jesus Becomes Son of God?

    Jesus is not only the Son of David, but he is also Son of God. This passage explains also the identity of Jesus as...

    Matthew 1: 18-25: How Jesus Become Son of David?

    In the genealogy Joseph was already presented as a descendent of David (Mt 1: 16) and now in Matthew 1: 20 the angel addresses...

    Matthew 1: 18-25: Joseph Husband of Mary

    Joseph is already designated as the “husband of Mary” (Mt 1: 16, 19) and Mary, both as “betrothed to Joseph” (Mt 1: 18) and...

    John 1: 1-18 – The Prologue (Part II)

    The Sapiential theology of the Old Testament distinguishes three stages in its development: The wisdom as an attribute of God. The wisdom as personified...

    FOLLOW THE GOOD NEWS

    2nd Week of Advent (Friday 14th December, 2018) First Reading: Is 48: 17 -19 (I teach you what is best) Gospel: Mt 11: 16-19 (A friend...

    IN QUEST FOR GOD’S GRACE

    2nd Week of Advent (Friday, 14th December 2018) The Feast of St. John of the Cross First Reading: Is 43: 1-5 or Is 48: 17-19 (I...

    Holy Eucharist: From Jewish Meal to Christian Meal

    The Jews of that time practised various religious meals either in the family or among friends. There were the purification meals for the membership...

    Second Eucharistic Controversy – BERENGAR against LANFRANC

    The tradition represented by Radbertus Paschiasius received some popularity. The idea of a physical miracle in the Mass gained increasing ground in popular piety....

    First Eucharistic Controversy – RADBERTUS AND RATRAMNUS

    The first Eucharistic controversy emerged from the Abbey at Corbie, headed by the Benedictine abbot Paschasius Radbertus (+ 859), who is honoured as a...

    Theology of Work in New Testament

    In the Gospels, ordinary work is usually mentioned only in illustrations. Some exegetes hold that the life and sayings of Jesus underplay the value...

    Mary: Model of Consecrated Life

    Mary is the most excellent model of every Christian in the order of faith, charity and perfect union with Christ. As the one “full...

    Mary: Model of Discipleship

    Mary is the ideal model for every disciple. The gift of her faith and absolute openness and trust that led her to put her...

    Jesus of History and Christ of Faith

    Inspired by the Enlightenment, Hermann Samuel Reimarus (d. 1768) a professor of Oriental languages at the university of Hamburg, had written a critical study...

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